Definition of "re-cover" [re-cover]

  • To cover anew: re-cover an armchair. (verb-transitive)

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Use "re-cover" in a sentence
  • "When you next check them if they are still not tender, do not stir but just re-cover."
  • "I also bought a dining table and chairs from Mrs. Eustace up the road—unfortunate fabric on the seats, but Rose should be able to re-cover them."
  • "Then he knelt, carefully replacing the bones and doing his best to re-cover them."